Columbus, MS (August 1, 2022) – A car accident happened in the early morning hours of July 29 in Columbus. The incident happened at approximately 5:45 a.m., reports said.
Officials stated the crash took place on Shannon Avenue near Lehmberg Road. One vehicle overturned after striking another, sources said.
What led to the accident has not been reported. First responders arrived at the scene to find Willie Jennings, 55, in need of extrication from his vehicle. When he was removed from the car, they discovered that he had a gunshot wound.
Investigators with the Columbus Police Department are working on the case.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family Willie Jennings.
Mississippi Car Accidents
Auto accidents have become integrated into our society over the years. They provide a convenient and fast way to get from point A to point B. However, they also pose an imminent threat to our health and well-being due to the possibility of becoming involved in a collision. In Mississippi, there are approximately 125,000 car accidents reported per year. These accidents cause injuries to approximately 55,000 people annually. Sadly, approximately 1,000 people are killed per year in Mississippi car accidents. These accidents happen for many reasons, including:
- Intoxicated driving
- Fatigued driving
If you have lost someone you love in a fatal accident, you may be feeling alone and confused. It is imperative that you speak with a skilled attorney that you can trust after you have lost someone close to you.
Losing somebody close to you in a fatal car accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. You may need the help of a skilled car accident attorney who has your best interests in mind after a fatal collision. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. You may also be left with a wide array of questions that you cannot answer on your own. It is important that you seek the help of a Columbus wrongful death attorney in your dire time of need.
At Mama Justice, our attorneys are here to help you after you have lost a loved one in a fatal car accident. We understand how overwhelming a fatal collision can be on emotional and financial levels. Having an attorney can greatly lessen the stress that you may be feeling after one of these enormous losses. We are here for you every step of the way when it comes to your claim. Please contact a wrongful death attorney at (888) 484-1476 for more information on how we can assist you.
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